Tag Archives: commuting

Westfalia van of trunk bags. 30 days of biking, #2

This is why you need to plan ahead. You’re dropping off the van in Dunlap, then riding into Peoria for work. To be fair, you did some upfront planning: arranging to build two bicycles so you can leave work early … Continue reading

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Day 7. 30 Days of Biking

The difference between cold and warmth isn’t temperature–it’s movement. Try it. Ride a bike to work on a cold day. Get the joints, muscles and lungs moving. You’ll warm up plenty quick. If you happen to ride too fast, you … Continue reading

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Word on the street: Bill Tracy, Metro Cyclery, San Diego

Bill Tracy sells Brompton and Tern folding bikes. He commutes to work using a combination of bicycle, car and trolley. Here’s how you find Bill Tracy’s two-year old bicycle shop. In the continental United States, go as far west as … Continue reading

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Mike Honnold pedals the Netherlands (and returns to Peoria)

“Right away I could tell cycling was Priority Number One due to the number of bikes parked in the racks outside the train station. That many people would not be using bikes for transportation if the country made it difficult for them to be used.” Continue reading

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Word on the street: Per Ellingson

For this Bike Peoria advocate, transportation diversity means car travel is an option, not a necessity. Continue reading

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